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Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice: Cinemas of Girlhood

(Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series)

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From the Wizard of Oz to Lolita, from the Heathers to the Spice Girls, images of girlhood have been projected on the silver screen in myriad ways. Whether a girl is taught that "there is no place like home" or is seeking adventure on her own terms, whether she is a seductress or a nerd, a babysitter or a murderer, films have depicted society's problematic expectations of ...more
Paperback, 392 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Wayne State University Press
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I decided to add some of the books I read for my thesis because technically I read them this year! I read multiple essays from this very good edited collection, all of which were instrumental for me and my research!! We absolutely love to see it!
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